School of Engineering

Staff Profile

Dr Henny Mills

Senior Geomatics Teaching Associate



Since September 2014, I am the Degree Programme Director for Surveying and Mapping Science and Geographic Information Science.

I teach on a variety of module, ranging from surveying, BIM, photogrammetry and fieldcourses.

I also look after any equipment and software related to the former three subjects.  Additionally, I am Lead the School's PEARL project - (Pioneering Education: Advanced Resource for Learning) - introducing mobile device based teaching and learning. 


Degree of Doctor of Philosophy, Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.
PhD title: ‘The Potential of High Spatial Resolution Remote Sensing for Mapping Upland Vegetation using Advanced Classification Methods’
June 2005 , University of Newcastle, UK

Diplom-Ingenieur (Equivalent to MSc) of Geodesy of the University of Technology of Dresden, June 2001

Honours and Awards

2008 - Best Paper Award at FIG Workshop on e-learning in Enschede, Netherlands
2004 – Prize for Best Presentation at the Annual RSPSoc Student Meeting, Edinburgh, UK (1-2 April 2004).
2004 – Travel bursary of £350 from the Royal Photographic Society for attendance at the 2004 ISPSRS Congress, Istanbul, Turkey.
2004 – Travel bursary of £200 from the Remote Sensing & Photogrammetric Society for attendance at the 2004 ISPSRS Congress, Istanbul, Turkey.


English, German and Russian (basic)


Research Interests

My main areas of expertise related to research are:
- Remote Sensing, in particular Artificial Neural Networks and Support Vector Machines for the processing of high spatial resolution imagery
-  Surveying,

- E-learning

Current Work

I am currently concentratin on teaching activities, such as e-learning and modern pedagic learning approaches.


Undergraduate Teaching

CEG1701 - Geomatics Fieldcourse

CEG1703 - Surveying

CEG2701 - Digital Surveying for Geomatics 

CEG2721 - BIM and Spatial Informatics

CEG3702 - Advanced Survey fieldcourse

as well as: :
CEG1709- Engineering Surveying
CEG2708 - Photogrammetry and Laser Scanning I
CEG2712 - Engineering Surveying II
CEG3706 - Photogrammetry and Laser Scanning II
as well as available for
CEG2710 - GPS Theory and Practice
CEG2703 - Observation Processing and Analysis